Psych Syllabus Essay

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PSYC 1010V COURSE SYLLABUS COURSE Introductory Psychology COURSE CREDIT 4 credit hours TERM/YEAR Win 2014 COURSE LOCATION TIME/DAY 24/7 for eight weeks FACILITATOR Dr. Orlich E-MAIL Angel course e-mail system TEXT Rathus, S.A., PSYCH 3 (Wadsworth/Cengage, 2014) Psychology. COURSE DESCRIPTION & OUTCOMES This course will provide an introductory overview of the nature, scope, and methods of psychology as behavioral science, emphasizing development, biological foundation of behavior, sensation and perception, learning, emotion, motivation, and personality. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to: Identify the historical and current…show more content…
Discussions: For each week, you are required to participate in 1-5 discussions. The purpose of discussion is to stimulate scholarly thought and reflection among class members. Unless otherwise designated by the instructor, DISCUSSION MUST BE POSTED BY 11:59 P.M. ON THE DAY STATED IN THE WEEKLY AGENDA. The online environment allows you to work at your convenience; thus late discussion, e-mailed discussion, and make-up work are not accepted under any circumstances. Discussion is graded S or U. Satisfactory earns you full points. Unsatisfactory earns no points. There is nothing in between. You are graded on your initial response to the discussion question. This response must be of high quality in format and substance. You are encouraged to interact and respond to the postings of your classmates based on your own discretion. However, you must submit one response to a classmate per week. Failure to do so without an acceptable excuse will result in zero points for all discussions of that week. Keep in mind that the emphasis in this class is on quality not quantity. In terms of format, (1) use the person’s name you are replying to, (2) reiterate specifically what part of his/her message you are replying to (you might want to “copy & paste” and use quote marks or use the “quote original message” option), and (3) be
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